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Los Angeles Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to...Tom Brady?

Brandon Ingram has a year of experience under his belt and will only get better from here. "I'll definitely be chasing that". "Watch out", Johnson said. "I'll have another hat on that say, 'I t...

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Shero, Devils hold top draft choice

At 10:15 p.m. Eastern time , the Pittsburgh Penguins' goaltender of 14 years, the holder of most of the franchise's records, the holder of much of a city's collective heart, was formally selected by...

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Loew's Confed Cup policy pays off for Lars Stindl

A few minutes later, the crossbar was less kind to Eduardo Vargas; his shot from the edge of the area came down off the bar but bounced on the wrong side of the line. "They're also really committed ...

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Boston Red Sox Win On David Ortiz Jersey Retirement Night

Boston Red Sox Win On David Ortiz Jersey Retirement Night

Sandy Leon drove in four runs with a two-run homer and two-run double, and Hanley Ramirez also hit a two-run homer for Boston. "And finally, I want to thank you guys, the fans", he said. There's ...

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Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

Ortiz retired at the age of 40 a year ago. Ortiz shook off the bad performance with a laugh. In addition to the newly named street, the Dominican playoff hero has also had the Brookline Ave Bridge...

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Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft

Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft

Both Chicago and Indianapolis were playoff teams last season. When Boston traded out of the top spot of the NBA Draft down to No. 3, essentially passing on Markelle Fultz , the Washington gua...

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Markelle Fultz can already see chemistry with Ben Simmons

Markelle Fultz can already see chemistry with Ben Simmons

The 76ers got the Lakers' future pick. The future first round pick will be the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 pick if it's within the No. 2 to No. 5 range of the 2018 draft. 1 overall. For the Sixers...

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Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson

Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson

The 6-foot-4, 195-pounder is prepared to play either position in the backcourt. "I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one", he said of furthering his hoops education under Lakers hea...

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Lonzo Ball listed as early favorite for NBA Rookie of the Year

Fultz if fully embracing the responsibilities that come with being the number one pick and from a character standpoint, that's good to see. Before whispers of the trade surfaced with Boston and Ph...

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Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals

Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals

He said: "We've stayed true to what we believe in and what's worked for us the last couple of years, and I think that's the continued formula for the future". "I think Amir has a little bit of back sp...

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"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

Ronaldo and Mourinho are both clients of agent Jorge Mendes. Ronaldo in connection with allegations of tax evasion in the amount of 14.7 million euros was determined to leave real Madrid and go fr...

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Murray defiant after shock defeat

Murray defiant after shock defeat

Jordan Thompson has claimed the biggest scalp of his young career sending world No.1 Andy Murray packing in the first round at Queen's Club. "That s definitely the biggest win of my career", Tho...

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Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

The one thing lacking in the expansion draft was offense for the Golden Knights but they addressed it with Cody Glass at 6 and now pick up Suzuki. The NHL Entry Draft continues through the weeke...

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LaVar Ball Remains Unbothered As Son Lonzo Gets Drafted by LA Lakers

Just moments after Lonzo was officially drafted, Big Baller Brand announced the latest ZO2 style in a Lakers-themed "Sho'time" colorway. He added, "Right now, I'm hoping [Ball] leads us to a coupl...

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John Farrell goes nutty on umpire after ejection

Manager John "Accountability Is a Two-Way Street" Farrell can't get out of his way on most days, and David Price can't figure out Boston. "It's unacceptable", he said. Friday morning, JetBlue unve...

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Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out

New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson felt his side could return home with plenty to build on despite not being able to register a victory. "We have to manage the players and there will be rotation base...

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Ashby's flying start in America's Cup final

Ashby's flying start in America's Cup final

Oracle needs to win seven to keep the silver trophy in the hands of American software billionaire Larry Ellison. "We feel like were far from flawless today, and we've got a lot to improve on in the ...

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Germany hope for full-fit Emre against Cameroon

The result means Chile remain top of Group B, ahead of the world champions on goal difference. "Given this young and inexperienced team, I think we played at a very high level". Australia and Ca...

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The freshmen ruled the night at the 2017 NBA Draft

He is also one of two No. 1 picks to never play pro basketball . Minnesota received Butler and the 16th overall pick. The Philadelphia 76ers took Fultz with the No. "Everybody knows A.I.is known...

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LSU faces Oregon St. at 2 pm in CWS elimination game

LSU faces Oregon St. at 2 pm in CWS elimination game

I felt strong", Lange said. They landed the occasional yet timely haymakers, a solo homer by Josh Smith Friday and then two Michael Papierski homers (a three-run shot and a solo) and a Beau Jorda...

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Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft

Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft

After all of the Celtics rumors and speculation, Danny Ainge had a fairly quiet draft night. Boston Celtics - Jayson Tatum 4. With fellow Husky Kelsey Plum being selected No. "And you circle b...

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Markelle Fultz: 'I can't wait to play with Ben Simmons'

Markelle Fultz: 'I can't wait to play with Ben Simmons'

LaVar Ball only made it tougher by proclaiming the Los Angeles Lakers would make the playoffs in Lonzo's first season. He averaged 7.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in 16.5 minutes a game, according t...

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Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill

Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill

Following speculations that Real Madrid's superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will move to Manchester United , the English club's head coach, Jose Mourinho has expressed his interest in the footballer'...

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Messi at 30: Garcia tips Barcelona star to retire at Camp Nou

Messi at 30: Garcia tips Barcelona star to retire at Camp Nou

Judges tend to follow the guidance of state prosecutors in Spain. Barca's all-time leading goalscorer Messi arrived at Camp Nou as a 13-year-old from Rosario, thanks to the help of fellow Argentinia...

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Manchester United poised for second signing as Arsenal and Liverpool chase Mbappe

Manchester United poised for second signing as Arsenal and Liverpool chase Mbappe

Arguably, Martial could be a good reason why Mbappe should remain where he is. (EPA) Arsenal will test United with a £40m bid for Martial. The France worldwide is now reflecting on the different off...

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Ronaldo, Nani on Target as Portugal Ease to Semi-Final

Ronaldo, Nani on Target as Portugal Ease to Semi-Final

The North American champion had rested several players who started in a 2-2 draw against Portugal , including forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez. "I don't know if I'm going to play with Cristi...

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Matches to Make After Bellator 180

Matches to Make After Bellator 180

Phil Davis (17-3) anchors the Spike TV undercard against Ryan Bader (22-5) in a light heavyweight title fight. Douglas Lima kept the gold around his waist when he outclassed a debuting Lorenz ...

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Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

The Real Madrid star's strike was his 75th goal for Portugal and the 56th time he has hit the net since the start of last season, with Ronaldo backing his team to follow up their win at Euro 2016 ...

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Taylor homers twice, Nats clobber Reds 18-3

Taylor homers twice, Nats clobber Reds 18-3

The unit has been a sore spot for Washington - blowing 12 of 32 save chances - but this was refreshingly different. "As he goes, we go", Nationals manager Dusty Baker said of his leadoff hitter. T...

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Washington's Markelle Fultz goes first overall to 76ers

The 14 lottery picks in Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft have been made, and there were three Wildcats selected. Butler , one of the league's most dynamic two-way players, j...

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Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup

Mexico Eliminates Host Russia From Confederations Cup

Portugal's 4-0 victory over New Zealand consigned Mexico to a runners-up finish in Group A, setting up a semifinal match against, most likely, either Germany or Chile. After a tough day out against...

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Lions wonder-try is mere consolation as All Blacks dominate opening Test

Lions wonder-try is mere consolation as All Blacks dominate opening Test

Welsh scrum-half Rhys Webb secured a late consolation try which was converted by Owen Farrell who earlier kicked a first-half penalty. All Blacks fans were left miffed just after the TJ Perenara-l...

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76ers deal for No. 1 pick, eye G Fultz

76ers deal for No. 1 pick, eye G Fultz

But the schedule did not allow for it to happen this year, so we'll cover it from here and try our best to keep up with all of the goings on that take place throughout the hours leading up to the 6 p....

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PSG, to Chase Real Madrid Star

His agent, Jorge Mendes (who also represents Mourinho ), claimed in 2015 that his release clause is over $1 billion. The Madrid provincial public prosecutor's office said Mourinho created a "ne...

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Magic Johnson: Lonzo Ball is

Magic Johnson: Lonzo Ball is "new face of Lakers"

Hong). Pelinka was first asked if Russell was traded in part because the Lakers were so confident in the abilities of point guard Lonzo Ball , whom the Lakers drafted No. He led the Utes in scoring...

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Gatland cagey on Test selection after Chiefs win

Northampton Saints' Courtney Lawes put in another impressive display as the Lions once again earned a penalty try with a dominant driving maul from a lineout. The officials for yesterday's game will a...

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South Africa beat England in thriller to level T20 series

Liam Dawson smashed the penultimate ball for a one-bounce four but the final delivery from the South African seamer beat Dawson and the tourists levelled the three-match series at 1-1. "It was probabl...

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Hornets trade 31st pick Frank Jackson to Pelicans

Hornets trade 31st pick Frank Jackson to Pelicans

Jackson probably had not hoped to fall out of the first round, yet when he took to the podium in Brooklyn, you could not wipe the smile off his face if you tried. "I think he's a great player on the n...

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Another lead Husky: Fultz goes No. 1 to 76ers

Another lead Husky: Fultz goes No. 1 to 76ers

Josh Jackson (right) of Kansas hugs friends and relatives after being selected by Phoenix with the No. 4 pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft Thursday. Fultz joins a Sixers team...

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76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball

The top of the 2017 National Basketball Association draft had some distinctive Pac-12 flavor, with Washington's Markelle Fultz going No. 1 overall to the Philadelphia 76ers and UCLA's Lonzo B...

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